(January-February 1955)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth; Julius Schwartz (uncredited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.; Later Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Big Town / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

No title on cover but the drawing is related to the story "One Minute to Live."

You Can Become an Amazing New 3-D He-Man Like We Did (Table of Contents)

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Jim Norman; Ken Grimm; R. Hirsch
Synopsis:
Body-building ad.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The House of Doomed Men! (Table of Contents)

Big Town / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Tootsie Rolls will be on Television in the Tootsie Land Float (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for Tootsie Rolls and Tootsie Pops.

Indexer Notes

This ad appears in most DC monthlies dated January 1955 and most bi-monthlies dated January-February 1955.

["Look - there's Ruffy!"] (Table of Contents)

Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Inks:
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Bubble gum ad.

Newspaper Flashes! (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Joseph Pulitzer; Arthur McEwen
Synopsis:
Odd facts about the New York World, The San Francisco Examiner, and The Chicago Times.

The Mystery of the Missing Eye-Witness! (Table of Contents)

Big Town / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Now More Than Ever -- (Table of Contents)

Superman DC National Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Generic ad for all comics with the Superman DC National Comics bullet.

["C'mon - Get moving!"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey
Reprints:

Hey Kids! Match Your Wits with the Smith Brothers! (Table of Contents)

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
How many rhymes can you find for cherry?

New Aluminum Package (Table of Contents)

Good Luck Oleomargarine / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for oleomargarine.

Jungle Cinderella (Table of Contents)

Kay Kildare / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Phil Evans
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Evans' estate (Comics Buyers Guide June 15, 1990)

Yippee! Ride It Cowboy! (Table of Contents)

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for the new Schwinn Corvette.

One Minute to Live! (Table of Contents)

Big Town / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Hey Kids!! Send for the New Howdy Doody Color Television Set (Table of Contents)

Josey Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Howdy Doody; Clarabell; Mr. Bluster; Flub-a-Dub; Dilly Dally
Synopsis:
Ad for a miniature filmstrip viewer.

Here Is the Game of Games (Table of Contents)

The Electric Game Co., Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for an electric baseball game.

Indexer Notes

Interesting part of text: The game operates from floor plug or light socket.

New Daisy Lightning Loader Red Ryder Carbine (Table of Contents)

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Harman
Inks:
Fred Harman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Red Ryder; Little Beaver
Synopsis:
Ad for two new Daisy Air Rifles.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Big Town
  2. 1. You Can Become an Amazing New 3-D He-Man Like We Did
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The House of Doomed Men!
    Big Town
  4. 3. Tootsie Rolls will be on Television in the Tootsie Land Float
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Look - there's Ruffy!"]
    Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids
  6. 5. Newspaper Flashes!
  7. 6. The Mystery of the Missing Eye-Witness!
    Big Town
  8. 7. Now More Than Ever --
    Superman DC National Comics
  9. 8. ["C'mon - Get moving!"]
    Casey the Cop
  10. 9. Hey Kids! Match Your Wits with the Smith Brothers!
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  11. 10. New Aluminum Package
    Good Luck Oleomargarine
  12. 11. Jungle Cinderella
    Kay Kildare
  13. 12. Yippee! Ride It Cowboy!
    Schwinn Bicycles
  14. 13. One Minute to Live!
    Big Town
  15. 14. Hey Kids!! Send for the New Howdy Doody Color Television Set
    Josey Company
  16. 15. Here Is the Game of Games
    The Electric Game Co., Inc.
  17. 16. New Daisy Lightning Loader Red Ryder Carbine
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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